Community Sponsorship program – closing soon

UYCEEvents, News, Sponsorships

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Banks are committed to supporting the local Community and one of our initiatives is our Community Sponsorship program. SINCE OPENING OUR DOORS IN 2000, WE HAVE SUPPORTED MORE THAN 200 COMMUNITY GROUPS, ORGANISATIONS AND PROJECTS WITH SPONSORSHIP FUNDING AMOUNTING TO MORE THAN 4.0 MILLION DOLLARS. A cornerstone of the Community Bank model is the sharing …

Local Life Issue 16 now available.


We’re pleased to share our latest issue of Local Life with you. We value the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our communities thrive. Click the link to read all about the our upcoming 20th anniversary since the Warburton branch first opened, and all the ways the Sponsorship program resources lasting and important change in our day-to-day …

Local Life 15 launches today!

UYCELocal Life, News, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share our latest issue of Local Life with you today. We value the work that goes on behind the scenes to make our communities thrive. Click the link to read all about the River Folk Festival, successful sponsorship recipients five years on and more!

Free Running Martial Arts – creativity, discipline and physical expression


Free Running Martial Arts is a new program that encourages creative physical expression by bringing together the discipline of martial arts and the physicality of free running, with a focus on strength and conditioning. While there are many youth focused activities available through local sporting clubs and theatre groups, the lack of activities outside those areas was a gap that …

Tracking the trails for the future


The Yarra Ranges Mountain Bikers (YRMTB) is a mountain bike club that is dedicated to expanding mountain biking in the Yarra Valley. With more than 75 financial members ands 1,800 online followers they are a respected club and advocacy group. YRMTB work respectfully with land managers and local authorities to develop and maintain approved trail infrastructure and provide social ride …

Connecting community stories


Our Sponsorships program is the way our community lets us know the priorities they have for projects, services and activities they’d most like supported. Every quarter, we review and allocate thousands of dollars to your Sponsorship requests and it all adds up. In fact, almost $4 million has been invested in our community and we know this has many positive …

Local Life issue 12 is here now!

UYCELocal Life, Sponsorships

Our latest issue of Local Life is now available. You can pick up your copy from either our Yarra Junction or Warburton branches or download a copy of our online edition here. Read about our latest round of Sponsorship recipients and the great projects they will be bringing to you community.

Just launched Local Life issue 11

UYCELocal Life, Sponsorships

We’re pleased to share with you our latest issue of Local Life, which is full of great stories about the way Sponsorship helps all sorts of people and projects in our community. Pop into one of our branches to pick up a copy or click the link to read online or download. Thank you for supporting our community by banking …

Futsal comes to the Valley


Futsal, or indoor soccer, is a dynamic and well-loved sport that is now available at the Yarra Centre, Yarra Junction every Friday night between 8 pm and 9.30 pm. The goal is for this regular training night to be developed into a competition providing greater access for people in the Upper Yarra Valley. Futsal offers many benefits for health and …

A Wellspring for Community Health


The Wellspring is a community wellness collective that opened its doors at the end of July in the newly renovated ‘old CFA’ building on the main street of Warburton. It is a gathering space for cultivating growth, wellness and positive community that offers a range of services such as yoga, mindfulness, counselling, psychology, acupuncture, pregnancy and birthing support, and more. …